Teacher of English/ Drama (Maternity Cover)

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Drama, English
Contract Term:
Maternity Cover
Salary Description:
MPS/UPS (Inner London)+ Harris Benefits
5th Dec 2017
Start Date:
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich
Job Ref:

Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is part of the Outstanding Harris Federation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a ‘can-do’ ethos of always improving upon your personal best. We have now reached our full capacity of 750 students across Years 7 to 11 and we work in partnership with Harris Federation Post 16. In 2017, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.76, which places us in the top 5% of schools nationally.

We are looking for a full-time. qualified Teacher of English & Drama to cover maternity leave in our supportive and talented team at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich.

We are looking for someone who will:

•Support in delivering our vision of an outstanding, inclusive academy with the highest standards of teaching, learning and pupil progress in English.
•Contribute to raising standards of student attainment and to monitor the effectiveness of learning and teaching within the Faculty.

The successful applicant will be resilient, creative and a dynamic practitioner, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant degree. You will be fully supported through a comprehensive Induction Programme both within and across the Harris Federation.

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack.

Why work at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich?

•A school in the top 5% in England and Wales, and the number seven boys' comprehensive school, for student progress
•Judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, we combine the traditional values of discipline, respect and good behaviour with contemporary best practice in teaching, learning and technology
•Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
•Two week Autumn half term
•Generous Harris rewards and benefits

Visits to the academy are welcome or informal discussions with the Head of Academy Peter Groves. Please contact the school on 020 8299 5300 or info@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

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Contact Details:
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich
Tel: 020 8299 5300
Contact: HR

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